Admissions and Recruitment Coordinator II
Position Is Open Until Filled
Code: 18578 Posted: 07/18/2022
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a dynamic learning community grounded in academic excellence and focused on student success, diversity, inclusion and community engagement. One of 13 four-year institutions within the University of Wisconsin System, Parkside provides an educational value to our students that’s unparalleled. An affordable, high-quality education is an investment in one’s future, and we believe the cost of an education should not prevent any student from achieving his or her educational and professional goals.
UW-Parkside is a great place to start or enhance your career. The campus is nestled in 700 acres of woodland and prairie and two miles west of Lake Michigan in Kenosha, WI. At Parkside we offer competitive pay and benefits, as well an engaging and supportive work environment. Parkside is a community that’s easy to call home. Find out why.
Position Title: Admissions & Recruitment Coordinator II (multiple positions open);
- College Navigator (1 position being filled)
- Admissions Counselor Greater Milwaukee (1 position being filled)
- Admissions Counselor Greater Wisconsin/Illinois (1 position being filled)
Employment Type: Full-time, Non-Instructional Staff, Salaried
- College Navigator: reports to the Admissions Assistant Director, Access Programs
- Admissions Counselors: reports to the Executive Director of Enrollment Services
Pay Range: $41,500 - $46,000
Essential Job Functions
The primary focus of the College Navigator’s role is to increase the college-going rates of underserved and first-generation students from our region by building partnerships with the local school districts and relevant community agencies to support prospective students and their families with the admissions process. The College Navigators will engage students in identified high schools; promoting educational and career opportunities and guiding them through the admissions process. The College Navigators will build relationships with high school counselors, make presentations, attend college fairs, participate in on campus recruitment events, maintain follow-up contact with prospective students and their families, arrange campus visits and tours, offer student and parent/guardian workshops, and provide guidance related to financial aid and scholarships.
The College Navigator will work with the Assistant Director of Access Programs within the Admissions Office to develop, implement, and manage programs for prospective student outreach, recruitment, and admissions. Minority and bilingual individuals are encouraged to apply. Evening and weekend work may be required, and individuals must possess a valid driver’s license.
The primary focus of the Admissions Counselors’ role is recruiting students through a wide range of activities including making presentations, public speaking, visiting high schools and other groups and agencies. These positions will also be responsible for attending college fairs; maintaining follow-up contact with prospective students and their families; developing relationships with high school counselors, international partner institutions, and other civic and community agencies and leaders; arranging campus visits and tours; and other duties or projects as required. In addition, these positions will assist in the development and implementation of recruitment and marketing strategies designed to assist the university in achieving its enrollment goals. These positions will also correspond with students, families, visitors, counselors, and community members regarding admission to UW-Parkside and assist with setting up and maintaining a communication plan for prospective students. Minority and bilingual individuals are encouraged to apply. Evening and weekend work may be required, and individuals must possess a valid driver’s license.
Please indicate in your cover letter if you are interested in a specific position. If this is not indicated your application will be considered for all positions.
Ideal candidates will possess the following qualifications and skills:
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.
- Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion, and a passion for working with underserved youth.
- One, or more, years of extracurricular college involvement or relevant work experience.
- Effective written and verbal communication and human relations skills.
Salary and Benefits
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.
Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/
HOW TO APPLY:
Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.
STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:
External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
STEP 2: Submit application materials
Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:
Please be sure you have included:
- Cover Letter outlining your qualifications for the position
- The names and email addresses of three references
Review of Applications
Applications received by Monday, August 8, 2022 will be given full consideration. Position is open until filled.
You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.
Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.
In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.
Legal Notices and Important Information
Employment will require a criminal background check in accordance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. (see TC1 - App. 4 and p. 12)
Note: Criminal Background Check – The Department of Workforce Development, Equal Rights Division prohibits employers from using criminal background check information, policies or practices that have a “disparate impact” and is not “job-related and consistent with business necessity” in hiring decisions. All information used to screen or hire job applications should relate to the duties of the job.
UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual’s disability.
In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin Parkside Crime Statistics Report is available here. Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at (262) 595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.
Transcripts will be required upon hire.